NIMC Mobile App: Information on how to get your National ID Card 2020 online accurately

NIMC Mobile App: Information on how to get your National ID Card 2020 online accurately. The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) was reported by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Ajuri Ngelalae, via twitter to have released easy steps to getting one’s National Identity Card online.

This announcement was made and the steps or methods to attaining the National Identity Card via one’s phone/ personal computer was given too.

This post is about how to know the details and procedure of getting a Nigerian National ID Card and how to check if National ID card is ready for pick up.

According to the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007, the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria.

How to get your Nigerian National ID Card (Android Version)

STEP 1: Visit Google play store and install the NIMC mobile app here.

STEP 2: Fill in your correct details, double-check and hit the next button on the far right.

STEP 3: Read the attestation and hit “I Agree” if you’ll like to continue the process.

STEP 4: Input your desired pin number twice and click save button.

You’re now in the final step and you can see your information the page and also download your National ID card.

Do this to Verify Your Identity

Provide your full 11-digit National Identification Number (NIN) and a Mobile Number.

The Mobile Number registered when you were issued your NIN

Don’t do this if you want to Verify Your Identity

DO NOT enter a BVN. You will be blacklisted.

Any other number will not be accepted for the FIRST device.

What to do if I don’t know the Nigerian national id card number?

How to get my NIMC Number (NIN)

If you do not remember your NIMC Number or  NIN, no problem, simply dial this short code *346# (Nigerian SIMS ONLY) on your phone and it will cost you N20 to get your NIN

Below are the steps to getting your National Identity Card. Be reminded that, only those who have successfully registered for National Identity Number (NIN) long ago would be able to attain it.

How to get your National ID card using NIMC mobile app

1. The first step is to open your play store and search for the app named “MWS: NIMC Mobile ID.”

2. Input your details, if in case it shows incorrect details, don’t panic. This is what to do. Click on the the home button on the app, then tap on the Settings scroll down to Wipe Mobile ID Data to clear and reset it. The NIMC mobile App will log you out to show that you have successfully reset it, then login into the app again and following the same procedure to obatin your National ID card using the NIMC mobile app. It would certainly show your proper details. When this is done, print it.

NIMC mobile app

For those who weren’t opportune to getting the National Identity Number (NIN) years ago, search NIN on google and check the procedure from the website.

That’s all, If you find this helpful kindly share with your friends because, many really need to get their National Identity Card.

Note: If you still can’t get this done, refer to this article, ask questions, you are likely to get an answer from someone who has done it successfully. Is strictly for Nigeria citizen only


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